Academia as a vocation. Thoughts on teaching, scholarship, and the other things that the privilege of being an academic affords the ability to think about. I also use this blog when I teach as a central repository of stuff related to various courses, so you'll find some of that if you browse here too.
2011 World Politics question #5
Should a powerful country like the United States make democratization one of the goals of its foreign policy? Is the domestic regime of other states the kind of thing that a powerful state ought to worry about?